Top 10 busiest metros in the world
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Tokyo has the busiest metro system in the world, followed by Moscow and Shanghai, according to the Union Internationale des Transports Publics (UITP), a nonprofit organization that promotes public transport worldwide.

Asia is home to seven of the top 10 busiest metros, according to the report. Four cities from China made the list, with Shanghai in third place, followed by Beijing. Guangzhou was ranked eighth and Hong Kong was placed 10th.

Here is a look at the 10 busiest metros in the world:

No.10: Hong Kong. Commuters queue to take escalators from a platform inside MTR Corp.'s Central Station in Hong Kong, October 16, 2018. /VCG Photo

No.10: Hong Kong. Commuters queue to take escalators from a platform inside MTR Corp.'s Central Station in Hong Kong, October 16, 2018. /VCG Photo

No.9: Mexico City. South American refugees wait at a metro station in Mexico City, November 10, 2018. /VCG Photo

No.9: Mexico City. South American refugees wait at a metro station in Mexico City, November 10, 2018. /VCG Photo

No.8: Guangzhou. Passengers struggle to get on a subway car on the Metro Line 1 during rush hour, December 31, 2018. /VCG Photo

No.8: Guangzhou. Passengers struggle to get on a subway car on the Metro Line 1 during rush hour, December 31, 2018. /VCG Photo

No.7: New Delhi. Rajiv Chowk metro station in New Delhi during rush hour, June 13, 2017. /VCG Photo 

No.7: New Delhi. Rajiv Chowk metro station in New Delhi during rush hour, June 13, 2017. /VCG Photo 

No.6: New York City. Commuters take the metro during rush hour in New York, January 14, 2019. /VCG Photo

No.6: New York City. Commuters take the metro during rush hour in New York, January 14, 2019. /VCG Photo

No.5: Seoul. Passengers crowd a platform on Subway Line 1 in Seoul, February 27, 2018. /VCG Photo

No.5: Seoul. Passengers crowd a platform on Subway Line 1 in Seoul, February 27, 2018. /VCG Photo

No.4: Beijing. Passengers wait for Subway Line 9 at Beijing West Railway Station, August 29, 2018. /VCG Photo

No.4: Beijing. Passengers wait for Subway Line 9 at Beijing West Railway Station, August 29, 2018. /VCG Photo

No.3: Shanghai. The start of the Golden Week holiday saw crowded metros in Shanghai on October 1, 2018. /VCG Photo

No.3: Shanghai. The start of the Golden Week holiday saw crowded metros in Shanghai on October 1, 2018. /VCG Photo

No.2: Moscow. A police officer helps a passenger to get up as soccer fans stand nearby at a metro station on the first day of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, June 14, 2018. /VCG Photo

No.2: Moscow. A police officer helps a passenger to get up as soccer fans stand nearby at a metro station on the first day of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, June 14, 2018. /VCG Photo

No.1: Japan. People wait for the metro at Roppongi Station in Minato, Tokyo, July 31, 2018. /VCG Photo

No.1: Japan. People wait for the metro at Roppongi Station in Minato, Tokyo, July 31, 2018. /VCG Photo

The results were based on a series of key indicators, including ridership, number of lines, network length, numbers of stations and fleet size.

(Cover image: Commuters at a busy London underground station. /VCG Photo)

Source(s): China Daily